George town is the oldest site of British settlement in Malaysia. It is known for its unique architectural and cultural townscape and has the largest number of pre-war buildings in Southeast Asia. The historical center of the city is a UNESCO world heritage site today. The city is a free industrial hub, a high-tech hub and is called the Silicon Valley of the East. 

Re-thinking The Future is a global platform for architecture and design. RTF along with our authors has curated a list of top architecture firms in various cities across the globe. Please note that the names are arranged in alphabetical order and are not ranked in any manner.

Akitek Akiprima Penang

Scope of services: Residential, Commercial, Hospitality, Public Buildings, Private Buildings
Types of Built Projects: Banks, Offices, Shops, Worship, School, Public, Habitat, Hotel, Township
Locations of Built Projects: George Town
Style of work: As per client requirement
Website: www.akiprima.com

Akitek Akiprima Penang company believes in Technology vs Productivity. Its computerizing history started in the 1980s, and It is one of the best architectural studios in Malaysia.

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Hospitality_©www.akiprima.com

Architect T Y Au

Scope of services: Adaptive Reuse, Commercial, Hospitality, Industrial, Institutional, Interiors, Mixed Development, Residential, Special Project
Types of Built Projects: Headquarters, Showroom, Hotels, School, Family House, Offices
Locations of Built Projects: George Town
Style of work: Providing personal attention to detail and design
Website: www.archtyau.com

Architect T.Y. Au, a boutique practice dedicated to providing personal attention to design and detail, was formed in early 1998 in Penang, Malaysia.

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Hotel_©www.archtyau.com

Arkitek Permata Sdn Bhd

Scope of services: Residential, Mixed Development, Retail, Commercial, Masterplan, Landscape, Interior Design
Types of Built Projects: Hotels, Retail & Entertainment, Office, SOHO, Health Care, Schools, Landscape Design
Locations of Built Projects: George Town, Penang
Style of work: Balance between aesthetic and function
Website: www.arkitekpermata.com

Arkitek Permata Sdn Bhd is an architectural firm based in Penang. The firm was established in 1977 by our principal Teng Chew Hoe in Butterworth under the name Teng & Associates. 

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Commercial_©www. arkitekpermata.com

Blanc Designs Sdn Bhd

Scope of services: Architectural, Interior Design, Residential, Commercial
Types of Built Projects: Hotels, Office, SOHO, Health Care, Schools, Headquarters
Locations of Built Projects: George Town
Style of work: Bold & Balance approach
Website: www.blanc.com.my

Blanc Designs is beyond interior; we are engaged in projects such as architecture, exhibition, furniture, art installation, branding, video art direction, and more. 

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Commercial_©www.blanc.com.my

BYG Architecture

Scope of services: Architectural-Engineering Design, Turnkey Design & Build Services, Build-Lease Facilities Development, Urban & Town Planning, Project Management
Types of Built Projects: Industrial, Real estate, Residential, Commercial
Locations of Built Projects: George Town, Vietnam, China, India, Mayanmar
Style of work: Vertically integrating design
Website: www.byggroup.com

BYG Group vertically integrates design, planning permitting, project management and construction services seamlessly under one roof.

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Medical & Healthcare_©www.byggroup.com

Chaos Design Studio

Scope of services: Architectural, Residential, Commercial, Hospitality, Interior Design
Types of Built Projects: Restaurants, Hotels, Offices, Family House, Club House
Locations of Built Projects: George Town
Style of work: Unconventional design approach, thoughtful planning, creativity and meticulous detailing
Website: www.chaosdesignstudio.com

Chaos Design Studio is a forward-thinking multi-disciplinary design practice that has earned great recognition for its unconventional design approach, thoughtful planning, creativity and meticulous detailing. 

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Commercial_©www.chaosdesignstudio.com

Creteart Design Studio

Scope of services: Architectural, Residential, Commercial, Hospitality, Public Amenities, Interior Design
Types of Built Projects: Restaurants, Showrooms, Hotels, Offices, Villa, Factory
Locations of Built Projects: George Town, Kedah, Penang
Style of work: Safety, Health And Quality
Website: www.creteartdesign.com

CreteArt Design Studio has more than 30 years of experience and strong advocates since 1978 in the construction industry. They aim to offer services where quality, efficiency and value are key fundamentals. 

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Commercial_© www.creteartdesign.com

De Signature Design Landscape Sdn Bhd

Scope of services: Landscape Design, Landscape Construction, Landscape Maintenance, Plants Supply
Types of Built Projects: Hotels, Private Residential Houses, Corporate Commercial building, Factory, Bungalow, Terrace
Locations of Built Projects: George Town
Style of work: Modern And Asian
Website: www.designaturelandscape.com

De Signature Design Landscape Sdn Bhd has been backed by a team of enthusiastic landscape designers in gaining the success of the projects delivered. Inspired by the asian style garden and Innovative modern concepts.

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Deck_©www.designaturelandscape.com

Eowon Design Sdn. Bhd.

Scope of services: Architecture, Interior Design, Residential, Commercial
Types of Built Projects: Hotels, Private Villa, Bungalow, Hotels, Restaurant, Showroom
Locations of Built Projects: George Town, Malaysia, Penang
Style of work: Unique design
Website: www.eowon.ws

Eowon is a multi-disciplinary design practice that was established in 2011. They draw upon their different backgrounds and experience in master planning, architecture & interior architecture.

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Innovation City_©www.eowon.com

EVO Architects

Scope of services: Architectural Planning, Architectural Design, Project Management, Building Warrants
Types of Built Projects: Commercial, Hospitality, Industrial, Residential
Locations of Built Projects: George Town, Kelantan, Penang, Kedah,
Style of work: As per client requirements
Website:  www.evoarchitects.com.my

Eowon Design Sdn. Bhd. strive for creative and technical excellence in all things, and believe that continuous improvement should always be a goal.

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Housing_©www.evoarchitects.com.my
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